Monochromatic Reflectionism

Monochromatic Reflectionism


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Monochromatic Reflectionism is the concept of intentionally removing the color from a painting to allow a person to connect with imagery by using their own memories.


The colors in a painting lead the viewer towards the mood, time of day, location, and emotion intended or predetermined by the artist.


By removing the colors it allows a viewer to connect to a memory through the detail, value, and light in a painting.


As a memory is recalled each viewer then projects the colors from their personal experience, which creates their own unique connection to the painting.


No two people experience a Monchromatic Reflection painting the same unless it evokes a shared memory.